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Our clinical nursing articles aim to inform and educate nurse practitioners and students. This is achieved through the publication of peer-reviewed, evidence-based, relevant and topical articles.

Do educational interventions improve the attitudes of emergency nurses towards patients who self-harm? A systematic review

The efficacy of educational interventions on nurses’ attitudes to patients who self-harm

Do educational interventions improve attitudes of emergency nurses to patients who self-harm?

Exploring the factors that influence trauma team activation in emergency department staff

Factors that influence trauma team activation in emergency department staff

Evaluation of the factors influencing the decision to activate the trauma team in ED staff

Acute behavioural disturbance: recognition, assessment and management

Acute behavioural disturbance: recognition, assessment and management

ABD typically affects overweight men in their mid-thirties who misuse illicit stimulants

Factors that affect nurses’ triage decisions in the emergency department: a literature review

Factors that affect nurses’ triage decisions in the emergency department

A literature review of recent studies on factors influencing ED nurses’ triage decisions

Assessing and managing people exposed to conducted energy device (Taser) discharge

Assessing and managing people exposed to conducted energy device (Taser) discharge

Role of nurses in post-Taser assessment and management in custodial and emergency settings

Managing a patient presenting to the emergency department with upper gastrointestinal bleeding

Managing a patient presenting to the ED with upper gastrointestinal bleeding

Familiarise yourself with a care bundle that can be used for rapid assessment and management

Too much of a good thing? Diagnosis and management of patients with serotonin syndrome

Too much of a good thing? Diagnosis and management of patients with serotonin syndrome

Interventions that can be administered in the emergency department

Endometriosis: a guide to investigations and treatment in the emergency department

The risk factors for endometriosis and its indicative signs and symptoms

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Preventing pressure ulcers in emergency departments: four simple and effective nurse-led changes

Preventing pressure ulcers in emergency departments: four effective nurse-led changes

A look at the prevention project in the ED at Karolinska University Hospital in Sweden

Assessment and management of snake bites in the emergency department

Assessment and management of snake bites in the emergency department

Following a case study and the steps nurses should take to manage patients

Cerebral venous thrombosis in the puerperium: a reflective case study

Cerebral venous thrombosis in the puerperium: a reflective case study

Causes and variability of presenting symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options for CVT

Care of patients with mental health issues in the emergency department: a quality improvement project

Care of patients with mental health issues in the ED: a quality improvement project

The potential clinical challenges of caring for patients with mental health issues in the ED

Managing children’s forearm fractures in the emergency department

Forearm fractures are most common fractures among children and young people aged up to 19

Identifying patients with COVID-19 who require early continuous positive airway pressure

How vital signs measurements can identify patients with COVID who require early CPAP

Assessing and investigating patients with a suspected bone tumour

Nurses working in ED need to know how to assess, manage and refer patients with a bone tumour

Zygomatic complex fractures in the emergency department: diagnosis and management

Zygomatic complex fractures can be missed on assessment and examination and left undiagnosed

Winged scapula: an overview of pathophysiology, diagnosis and management

Winged scapula can be painful and debilitating, resulting in loss of power and/or movement

Workplace violence: the experiences of emergency nurses in Indonesia

Managing workplace violence is crucial for the provision of high-quality nursing care

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